Aker Kvaerner JV wins further decommissioning contract at Sellafield


British Nuclear Group has awarded the ACKtiv Nuclear Joint Venture (JV) - consisting of Aker Kvaerner, Atkins and Carillion - a further contract to support decommissioning at the First Generation Magnox Storage Pond, located at the Sellafield nuclear licensed site in the UK. ACKtiv Nuclear is to provide the systems for the Removal of radioactive sludge and solid inventory from the facility for subsequent safe treatment and storage.

Project scope covers the full project lifecycle from concept through design, development, procurement, installation and commissioning through to operational support. The initial phase of the project is scheduled to run until March 2012 and this will be followed by a period of operational support, with Aker Kvaerner receiving a 40 per cent share of the JV's GBP 21 million contract value. The project shall contribute significantly to the post operational clean out of the First Generation Magnox Storage Ponds, and the ultimate safe decommissioning and site remediation of this historic spent fuel storage facility.

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